About the paragraphs. 

The paragraphs are a video collection of performance highlights from the poetry book campaign. i partner with local musicians and disc jockeys who read the poem, reflect on their personal emotion, then export that feeling into sound. 

Click on an image to see highlights. 

october 18, 2018. galerie perrotin. nyc

tony shafrazi

all of the wonder wheels

guitar by ra le bu

Performance

1st half

2nd half

October 14, 2018. boston art book fair. boston, massachusetts

music by declan miers and brian richburg, jr.

August 18, 2018. solespace. oakland, california

music by nina sol

march 4, 2018. First person plural. chinatown. nyc. 

...a physical image and representation of an actual loving, tenacious human. okai musik on the congas. black cat on the bass. 

2017

december 14, 2017.  The black gotham experience. seaport district.  nyc.

Nina Azucar vs. reuben sterling

*Click on the title

The finger                            The Finger

Little africa                       Little africa      

 

october 14, 2017. The Mixtape shop.

brooklyn, new york

Instrumental mix by the duchess. link 

"newly minted", featuring jonny q.    Link

september 16. Kava Shteeble, with the slap collective.

brooklyn, new york

August 17, 2017. the storefront project. lower east side. nyc.

August 10, 2017.  Where the poets grow: A Talent showcase. Starr bar. Bushwick.

Brooklyn, New york

 July 29, 2017. A Block Party with Antoinette. Grand Street. Williamsburg.  Brooklyn, New York  Audio clips: Luisa bastidas on the violin

July 29, 2017. A Block Party with Antoinette. Grand Street. Williamsburg.

Brooklyn, New York

Audio clips: Luisa bastidas on the violin

June 29, 2017. The Black Gotham experience. Seaport district.  NyC.

Click on these names:   tayllor johnson and melanie charles.  

 May 17, 2017. Commend. Lower east side. NYC.

May 17, 2017. Commend. Lower east side. NYC.

 April 30, 2017. mirror Tea House. Gowanus.  Brooklyn, New york

April 30, 2017. mirror Tea House. Gowanus.

Brooklyn, New york

march 22, 2017. ode to babel. prospect heights. 

Brooklyn, new york

february 16, 2017.  bed vyne cocktail bar. bedford stuyvesant.

brooklyn, new york 

 February 4, 2017. playground coffee shop. Bedford stuyvesant.  brooklyn, new york

February 4, 2017. playground coffee shop. Bedford stuyvesant.

brooklyn, new york

2016
 December 11, 2016. bedvyne brew. Bedford stuyvesant. brooklyn, New york.  DJ REborn:  Lew alcindor   Dj Mihoko:  The Flood

December 11, 2016. bedvyne brew. Bedford stuyvesant. brooklyn, New york.

DJ REborn: Lew alcindor

Dj Mihoko: The Flood

 december 2, 2016. bedford hill coffee shop. bedford stuyvesant. brooklyn, new york.

december 2, 2016. bedford hill coffee shop. bedford stuyvesant. brooklyn, new york.

 November 15, 2016: more artists' loft. seaport district. NYC.

November 15, 2016: more artists' loft. seaport district. NYC.

 november 15, 2016: Artists' loft. seaport district. NYC.

november 15, 2016: Artists' loft. seaport district. NYC.

 October 14 2016: Lounge 247. lower east side. NYC.

October 14 2016: Lounge 247. lower east side. NYC.

 October 8 2016: Hullabaloo Books. Crown heights. Brooklyn, New york

October 8 2016: Hullabaloo Books. Crown heights. Brooklyn, New york

 September 2016: BedVYNE Brew. bedford Stuyvesant. Brooklyn, New york

September 2016: BedVYNE Brew. bedford Stuyvesant. Brooklyn, New york

 July 2016: Word up bookstore. washington heights. NYC.

July 2016: Word up bookstore. washington heights. NYC.

 June 2016: Commend. Lower east side. nyc.

June 2016: Commend. Lower east side. nyc.

 May 2016: Bluestockings bookstore. lower east side. nyc.

May 2016: Bluestockings bookstore. lower east side. nyc.

 April 2016: von. Bowery. nyc.

April 2016: von. Bowery. nyc.

 January 2016: Bowery poetry club. bowery. nyc.

January 2016: Bowery poetry club. bowery. nyc.